Innovation Now is a daily 90-second radio series and podcast that gives listeners a front row seat to hear compelling stories of revolutionary ideas, emerging technologies and the people behind the concepts that are shaping our future.
Another View is a weekly call-in radio talk show that discusses today’s topics from an African American perspective.
Hear comments by those who make the arts so vibrant in Hampton Roads - conductors, musicians, singers, actors, teachers, visual artists. Learn about performances and get insight into the creative process from the artists themselves.
Hosted by British born host Dr. Alan Campbell, Watching America combines interviews, engaging audio, and deep dive talks in to our local and national culture through the eloquent and ever-curious lens of a ‘Brit’ who has spent over two decades ‘figuring it all out’; Watching America.
All week, on each edition of Out of the Box, listen for songs from one of the best albums that’s just hitting stores and hear Paul Shugrue's review of that album.
HearSay with Cathy Lewis is WHRV FM's locally-produced, public affairs radio call-in program that discusses issues important to our community. Every Monday through Wednesday, we reach listeners from Richmond to Emporia. Hosted by Cathy Lewis, who can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org
This fall, HearSay is your resource for local election coverage. We'll be bringing you conversations with all the Hampton Roads candidates running for the House of Delegates. We will also interview candidates for Attorney General, Lieutenant Governor, and Governor. HearSay airs from Noon-1PM on 89.5 WHRV FM, public radio for Hampton Roads.
A series of interviews and performances on Acoustic Highway on 89.5 WHRV. Acoustic Highway airs live every Sunday evening from 9-10pm eastern with acoustic music.
With every General Assembly seat on the ballot and some pivotal races right here in Hampton Roads, there's a lot at stake. Before you decide, be sure to listen to the candidates talk about the issues on HearSay with Cathy Lewis beginning Monday, October 22nd, from Noon – 1pm on 89.5 WHRV FM, public radio for Hampton Roads.
The WHRO Writer's Block brings together local artists who share a common bond—expressing themselves through writing. Performers include local poets and slam poets, spoken word artists, storytellers, and authors with interludes of music by some of the region’s top musicians. Topics vary from the environment and war to love and race relations. Works range from somber and thought-provoking to lighthearted and comical.
Did you ever have a question you were too uncomfortable to ask? How about finding yourself in a socially awkward situation and being unsure of what to do next? Mind Over Manners is a tool that can help! Lisa Godley and Sondra Woodward’s podcast endeavors to raise your social IQ. Join us each week for insights ranging from proper wedding and funeral etiquette, to how to handle that workplace romance, and even that online interaction on social media. Email your comments or questions to mindove ...
Local film critic and master storyteller Mal Vincent reflects on the decades he spent writing about films and entertainment and the celebrities he got to know along the way.
A series of interviews and performances on Hunter At Sunrise on 89.5 WHRV HD3 Alt Radio. Hunter At Sunrise airs live every Sunday from 7am-11am eastern and streams live at HunterAtSunrise.com with acoustic and eclectic music.
Go behind the scenes with national jazz artist Jae Sinnett as he shares his experience and knowledge with aspiring young jazz students to help fulfill their musical dreams and objectives. Each episode culminates in a student/mentor jazz performance.
The “Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders” (DSM) is referred to as the Bible of Psychiatry. Like any scripture, it has nonbelievers. Award-winning author Sarah Fay is one of them. Fay combines investigative journalism and personal experience in her new book, “Pathological: The True Story of Six Misdiagnosis.” Fay speaks candidly wi…
Astronomers have a new set of eyes on the TRAPPIST-1 system - the recently launched James Webb Space Telescope.By WHRO
Activists on both sides of the abortion debate took to the streets in protest after the leaking of a draft Supreme Court decision that could overturn Roe v. Wade, the landmark decision that made abortion legal in the United States. Pro-life proponents say overturning the decision is a victory for unborn children. Pro-choice proponents say overturni…
Researchers from across the country have gathered at NASA Armstrong Flight Center in California to find a solution to the unavoidable hazard of volcanic ash.By WHRO
Thanks to orbiting observatories like the Keppler Space Telescope, scientists have discovered thousands of planets beyond our solar system.By WHRO
A Brooklyn-based architect has created an illusion that you’ll want to keep an eye on.By WHRO
“WE” perfectly captures the mixture of emotions going through and coming out of the pandemic.By 89.5 WHRV-FM, Norfolk, VA
Astronaut Snoopy has a new job. He will serve as the Zero G indicator for the Artemis I mission.By WHRO
In this episode of Watching America, we hear from civil rights activist, Hollywood newscaster, educator, and public speaker Luis Alberto Rivera Colon. His father was a Puerto Rican migrant worker; his mother, an entrepreneur. He’s also an old friend of our host, Dr. Alan Campbell.In this conversation, Colon tells stories from his new book, “Living …
The NASA astronaut corps includes fearless women who find ways to build their families while working to advance science and society through groundbreaking research and exploration.By WHRO
Renowned Broadway conductor Rob Fisher, who’s a longtime collaborator with the Virginia Arts Festival, was recently appointed its Goode Family Artistic Advisor for Broadway and American Songbook. For the Festival’s 25th Anniversary Season, he’s conducting the Virginia Symphony Orchestra for The Sound of Music, and serving as Music Director for a co…
Between now and the year 2030, 10,000 baby boomers a day will reach retirement age. What does the future hold for these active seniors? What needs to happen to ensure the ability to age in place? We talk with experts about services available to seniors that will help them live their best lives. Our guests include William Massey, President & CEO of …
Inspiring the next generation, women like NASA’s Debbie Martinez want to show young girls they can be a mother and an engineer, a pilot, or anything they would like to be!By WHRO
For all of you Star Wars fans out there - May the Fourth Be with You!By WHRO
A NASA team is studying an assortment of Origami designs – from the well-known Miura fold, invented by a Japanese astrophysicist, to a combination pattern that would allow a flower-like structure to expand into a large flat circular surface.By WHRO
The Va. Beach band's fourth album “Darkness and Rainbows” is a combination of the layered guitar work of guitarist/singer Tom Southern and his sophisticated, original songs.By 89.5 WHRV-FM, Norfolk, VA
Rose petals, which are particularly good at absorbing, rather than reflecting light, are an inspiration for solar panels.By WHRO
Bestselling author Ken Coleman is called “America’s Career Coach.” He hosts a nationally syndicated radio program about meaningful work, but he’s in the guest seat on this episode of Watching America. Dr. Alan Campbell interviews Coleman about concepts from his latest book, “From Paycheck to Purpose: The Clear Path to Doing Work You Love.” Find mor…
NASA plans to return to the Moon using innovative technologies to explore more of the lunar surface than ever before.By WHRO
You've seen the ads on TV asking people to participate in medical research trials to test new treatments for all kinds of illnesses. African Americans are the least likely to participate in these trials, primarily because of distrust of the healthcare system. Cardiologist Dr. Keith Newby discusses the pros and cons of these trials and the impact on…
For small spacecraft technology demonstrations, failure is an option. It is where you learn from mistakes and make improvements in the next round.By WHRO
Sailing on Venus’ strong winds, a mysterious object soars silently over the scorched surface below. This is airborne exploration reimagined.By WHRO
NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility, located just outside New Orleans, is America’s Rocket Factory. It’s where teams work together to turn raw components into rockets.By WHRO
“Paint This Town” continues their exuberance for Americana Music.By 89.5 WHRV-FM, Norfolk, VA
From a distance of approximately three point eight billion miles, Voyager 1 had a unique vantage point of home.By WHRO
Apollo astronauts captured from space humanity’s first photos of the fragile planet we call home.By WHRO
Some simply avoid talking about it. Others will engage, but only to a certain point. Still others use it as a weapon to intimidate or shame. Very few of us will fully engage in the conversation, and even then, the narrative in the back of our mind is, "am I being offensive?" It's hard to talk about race, racism, bigotry and bias but we must if we a…
Raymond Jones speaks with Scott Jackson, Director of the Virginia International Tattoo, about the Tattoo's upcoming 25th anniversary performances, which feature a triumphant return to Scope Arena, an all-new international cast, a musical tribute to “March King” John Philip Sousa, and an emotional celebration of the resilience of the human spirit.…
Real-time monitoring of damage to the composites being used in today’s aircraft is difficult, so the FAA is developing new standards and techniques to assess damage that hasn’t even left a visible mark.By WHRO
An analysis of new images taken during the Parker Solar Probe’s latest flyby may provide another glimpse through the clouds to the Venusian surface.By WHRO
Drones could be used at airports to improve fence inspections, assist with security and wildlife management, or aid firefighters.By WHRO
“watch my moves” is his 8th solo album of what he calls “fried pop” music.By 89.5 WHRV-FM, Norfolk, VA
Hazardous thunderstorms are generated by rapidly rising air currents called updrafts and these patterns are being detected by software developed at NASA.By WHRO
Wildlife is declining across the globe. But environmental historian Dr. Peter Alagona says a whole new ecosystem is developing as wild animals move into urban areas. In this episode of Watching America, Algona shares research from his new book, “The Accidental Ecosystem: People and Wildlife in American Cities.” Is interspecies coexistence possible …
Innovative advanced food systems to benefit astronauts, like those being developed through the Deep Space Food Challenge, could also provide new solutions for food issues at home.By WHRO
Gun violence is up 27% in Hampton Roads and that's just in the first quarter of the year! Between January and March of 2022, 161 people were shot - 46 killed. City leaders throughout our area are grappling with the increase in violence and trying to come up with innovative ways to stop the shootings. Our round table pundits share some creative solu…
Robots will play a significant role in NASA’s mission to return to the Moon.By WHRO
Artificial Intelligence programs can problem solve and make changes in response to the information they’ve been exposed to, essentially learning from their environment.By WHRO
Raymond Jones speaks with Virginia Arts Festival's Director of Chamber Music, Olga Kern, about this season’s upcoming concertsBy 89.5 WHRV-FM, Norfolk, VA
The Marshall team maintains around-the-clock operations, ensuring the success of science on station.By WHRO
“El Mirador” is a joyful celebration of all good things in life, including the Latin influences of their work.By 89.5 WHRV-FM, Norfolk, VA
It appears that bees are able to gauge the intensity of light penetrating the leafy canopy, using the brightness as a guide.By WHRO
On Sunday, April 10 at 4 PM, the Virginia Chorale presents "A Decade of Song," celebrating Chuck Woodward’s 10th anniversary as Artistic Director. Rebecca Weinstein spoke with him about what to expect.By 89.5 WHRV-FM, Norfolk, VA
Winsome Earle Sears has served in Virginia as a Delegate and on the state’s Board of Education. In January, 2022, she became the state’s Lieutenant Governor. Sears, a Republican, is the first woman to hold that office in Virginia, and the first Black woman and Jamaican-born American elected to a statewide position in the state. In this episode of W…
For almost six decades, researchers at NASA kept their wheels spinning, testing tire wear on the space shuttle and airplane brake systems, making transportation safer for us all.By WHRO